Our Work

At IPS, our work is centered in our vision: we believe everyone has a right to thrive on a planet where all communities are equitable, democratic, peaceful, and sustainable. Our intersecting programs and initiatives, led by a diverse group of expert staff and associate fellows, are helping to shape progressive movements toward this vision.

Latest Work

The Disturbing Uptick in Right Wing Nationalism

Reflecting on the global trend of the rise of right wing nationalism and the people-powered movements that counteracted it.

‘When They Kill One, A Thousand More Are Born’

A Southern Mexico community remembers Mariano Abarca, who gave his life fighting mining companies, with a celebration of resistance.

The White House Crusade to Kill Food Assistance

This rule change doesn’t promote work — it promotes misery. And it’s only the beginning.

Trump, Brexit: Where’s the Backlash?

Despite blatant corruption and ineptitude, the far right on both sides of the Atlantic continues to reap harvests from its failures.

Support Native Businesses This Holiday Season

Native American products enrich many corporations — but often not Natives themselves. We can change that.

Trump’s Judaism Order Has Nothing to Do with Fighting Anti-Semitism

The man who called neo-Nazis “very fine people” has no business defining anti-Semitism for the rest of us.

The Real Shadow Policy of the Trump Administration Is Racist Extremism

Throughout Trump’s presidency, his racist actions and rhetoric have harmed millions. But they threaten even more insidious shifts in the future.

A Global Green New Deal Could Defeat the Far Right—and Save the Planet

A global Green New Deal can help restructure the international economy so that it helps people and the planet, while undermining the far right’s appeal.

Save the Minor Leagues

Driven by greed, Major League Baseball wants to kill 42 franchises in the towns that made baseball America’s pastime.

Boston One Step Closer to a Luxury Real Estate Transfer Tax

A proposed 2 percent transfer tax on residential and commercial properties worth over $2 million could raise $169 million for affordable housing annually.